Florida Matters: Online Learning In High School

Florida Matters: Online Learning In High School
Florida Matters: Online Learning In High School

This week on Florida Matters we debate the pros and cons of online learning in high school with a panel of experts and with comments our listeners submitted about their experience with virtual education.

Every public high school student in the state of Florida is required to take at least one course that primarily involves online learning in order to graduate. But some parents, teachers and other critics say it's not a good fit for every student.

Joining us to discuss the issue:

Jodi Marshall, PhD: President and CEO of Florida Virtual School

JoAnne Glenn: Principal of Pasco eSchool

Adam LaMee: Teacher-in-Residence for the University of Central Florida’s Physics department and President of the American Association of Physics Teachers’ Florida chapter

Carol Crawford, PhD: Director of Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services for Greater Tampa

Special thanks to all our listeners who shared their feedback with us both on and off the air.

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Original Broadcast Date: 

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Robin Sussingham

Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.

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